Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Akiko Uesugi

Burgundy Grace

(BAJ Records, BJSP-0008) (Japan) (CD)

  1. Invitation (4:56)
  2. A Night in Tunisia (10:33)
  3. MacArthur Park (7:43)
  4. A Timeless Place (The Peacocks) (6:21)
  5. Speak Low (4:58)
  6. Close to You (3:45)
  7. Distant Shimmer (3:21)
  8. No Moon at All (3:46)
  9. And In You Came (4:21)
  10. Devil May Care (3:45)
  11. How Do You Keep the Music Playing? (5:49)

All tracks arranged by Masahiko Satoh
Track 1: music by Bronislaw Kaper, words by Paul Francis Webster
Track 2: music by Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli, words by John Hendricks
Track 3: music and words by Jimmy Webb
Track 4: music by Jimmy Rowles, words by Norma Winstone
Track 5: music by Kurt Weill, words by Ogden Nash
Track 6: music by Burt Bacharach, words by Hal David
Track 7: music by Masahiko Satoh, words by Ameme Green
Track 8: music by David Mann, words by Redd Evans
Track 9: music by Torrie Zito, words by Helen Merrill
Track 10: music and words by Bob Dorough and Terrell Kirk
Track 11: music by Michel Legrand, words and Alan and Marilyn Bergman

Akiko Uesugi: vocals
Masahiko Satoh: piano, keyboard
Shinichi Kato: bass
Hiroshi Murakami: drums
Yuji Tsunemi: oud (2)
Kei Wada: req, tar (1, 2)

Recorded by Teruhiko Hirokane at Onkio Haus Studio 1, Tokyo, October 5 and 7, 2011, and at Onkio Haus Studio 7, December 4, 2011
Mixed by Teruhiko Hirokane
Mastered by Koji Suzuki at Sony Music Studios Tokyo Mastering 1
Produced by Masahiko Satoh
Design and cover illustration by Miwa Aoki
Photos by Masahiko Satoh
Includes an insert with Japanese liner notes by Mike Molasky and Masahiko Satoh, song lyrics, and color photos

Released in April 2012